THE CALL FOR PAPERS IS NOW OPEN
Scholars from all disciplines and practitioners interested in the economic, legal, political and managerial aspects of intellectual property rights are all encouraged to submit and/or to attend.
We welcome submissions of Full Papers and Extended Abstracts.
All submissions will be peer-reviewed.
Prizes will be awarded to the Best Full Paper submitted and to the Young Scholar’s Best Paper.
Information on registration and fees is now available.
The EPIP association supports PhD students in the field through reduced fees.
In addition, a PhD workshop on “The law & economics of patent processing” will be held on September 4, at no extra cost for all selected students.
As of January 31, 2017, no more proposals are accepted. Visit the Themed Sessions page: Open sessions accept unsolicited submissions; for On Invitation sessions, submit only if invited by the organizers.
All submissions must go through the main submission portal, respect the general deadline and will be peer-reviewed.
DEADLINE ET AGENDA
> SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
March 24, 2017
> NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE:
May 2, 2017
The conference will explore the connections between IP and Geography, with a focus on
• Globalisation of inventive activities
• Geographical evolution of cyber-space
• Geographical indications and traditional knowledge
While submissions on these topics will be most appreciated, papers on all IP-related topics are welcome, too.
A non-exhaustive list include :
• IP and Innovation
• IP and Competition Policy
• Big Data law and economics
• International Trade Agreements and IP Rights
• IP enforcement and litigation
• Markets for technologies
• International and regional IP treaties and harmonization
• Standards and patent pools
• IP in Science
• IP and Access to Medicines
• History of IP Rights
• Gender and IP
All forms of IP are relevant, whether Patents, Copyright, Trade Marks, Plant Breeders’ Rights, Geographical Indications, Design Rights or others.